In technical analysis of securities trading the stochastic oscillator is a momentum indicator that uses support and resistance levels. Dr George Lane developed this indicator in the late 1950s. The term stochastic refers to the point of a current price in relation to its price range over a period of time. This method attempts to predict price turning points by comparing the closing price of a security to its price range.
Calculation: Stochastic Oscillator:
1) %K = (Current Close - Lowest Low)/(Highest High - Lowest Low) * 100;
2) %D = 3-day SMA of %K Lowest Low = lowest low for the look-back period Highest High = highest high for the look-back period %K is multiplied by 100 to move the decimal point two places;
PROFILE: Electro Optic Systems Holdings (EOS.AX)
Stock Exchange: ASXAbout Electro Optic Systems Holdings (ASX:EOS):
Company: Electro Optic Systems Holdings
Ticker Codes: | EOS.AX | ASX:EOS |
Electro Optic Systems Holdings Limited develops, manufactures, and sells telescopes and dome enclosures, laser satellite tracking systems, and electro-optic fire control systems in Australia, the United States, Singapore, and Germany. It operates through Defense Systems and Space segments. The company specializes in space information based on the use of EOS-developed instruments and sensors to detect, track, classify, and characterize objects in space. It offers defense products, including remote weapon systems, optical sensors, and related products, as well as fire control, surveillance, and weapon systems to approved military customers. The company also develops technologies in support of space debris management and asset management in space, such as orbit maintenance support. Its products and services for the space sector comprise observatories, satellite laser ranging systems, telescopes, space surveillance equipment, detector systems, laser products, and electronics. Electro Optic Systems Holdings Limited was founded in 1983 and is based in Hume, Australia.